Skip to comments.Shout of bounds? No yelling at Obama today
Posted on 07/13/2011 12:46:53 PM PDT by COUNTrecount
A long-running tiff between the White House press corps and the West Wing over presidential access flared anew today when press secretary Jay Carney faced off with reporters over the right to shout questions at the president during debt talks.
Obama chafes at the time-honored practice of answering questions shouted at him during pooled, non-press conference events and his staff has often opted for stills sprays, excluding print reporters or TV cameras who might capture Obama in the less than flattering non-act of snubbing a query.
When asked today why TV crews and print reporters were barred from the pool covering the White House meeting with congressional leaders on the deficit, Carney responded by pointing out that the administration has held two press conferences in the past two weeks and allowed TV cameras into the spray earlier this week.
"People shouted questions at him," Carney added.
The White House Correspondents Association has protested exclusion of print and TV from pools and several reporters in the briefing room took Carneys comment as an annoyed expression of presidential displeasure with shouted questions.
It's an absurd reason to say that because we asked questions you're not going to allow cameras in there. He's capable of ignoring our questions. He does it all the time, said Chip Reid of CBS.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
The subservient MSM needs to be periodically reminded who their boss is. They don’t even pretend to be independent any more.
I did a search using the complete title.
Shout of bounds?
No yelling at Obama today
Nothing came up.
Of course. He wants reporters to lower their eyes and speak in hushed, quiet tones... just like his other employees.
The MSM, acting again like a victim of spousal abuse.
“But he says he loves me....”
Nah, they keep using big words.
More cracks in the armor. Good.
Can they still call him a dick?
Potentate Obama reminds MSM to ‘assume the position’ ping!
The comments at Politico are all negative.
“The MSM, acting again like a victim of spousal abuse.”
No, just the prostitutes they are. Sometimes they just don’t know their place. Their pimp does, and he will keep them there.
Carney handing out extra-strength knee pads? Surely Chuck Todd was first in line.
At least they never shouted at Bush. Otherwise, there’d be a double standard. The MSM would never allow that...would they?
The media in this country is totally corrupted. It goes way beyond just bias at this point. I sometimes wonder how many of them have been threatened or blackmailed by the Chicago thug and his minions. Many of them could get pulitzers and become rich and famous if only they would cover some of Obama’s epic scandals..but still they refuse. It’s very strange and defies logic. These old media clowns are dying a slow death because no-one in this country trusts them anymore..yet they continue to lie,steal and cheat for the Messiah...very strange.
Chuck has sunk so low that even Obama doesn’t have any respect for him anymore. Chuck is like an aging old whore. His sugar daddy Obama is scouting around for younger models who know more than one position....lol.
I was under the weather and in the hospital around the time the JournOlists got busted. But I know enough to know it was serious. Imagine what they have now. Wasn’t there an article just a few months ago; that said Soro’s had set up and paid bloggers/media to counter all of the bad Obama press? Obama is so corrupt they can’t keep up or this POLITICO TAPPER guy didn’t get paid this week to run heavy on how great Obama is?
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